Mission Statement

To perform the lead role in providing a competent workforce for national development.

Functions

  • Formulate policy on human resource issues and advise minister on same.
  • Manage the Human Resource (HR).
  • Deliver training and access training opportunities for employees.
  • Undertake HR Audits.
  • Oversee employee benefits.
  • Development and maintain a human resource information system.

Values

  • Integrity
    • We believe that honesty, confidentiality and trust are paramount in dealing with people.
  • Respect
    • We believe that mutual respect fosters healthy working relationship.
  • Professionalism
    • We endeavour to display good work ethics by our conduct, speech and dress and to uphold the principles and set standards for all employees.
  • Communication
    • We endeavour to provide and disseminate information in a timely manner and to maintain open channels of communication at all times.
  • Esprit de corps
    • We strive to operate in an atmosphere where the opinions of others are accepted and respected in order to strengthen and sustain good rapport within the workforce.
  • Creativity/innovation
    • We believe that natural abilities and talents are to be encouraged as this will enhance the overall operations within the department.

NIA announces Commonwealth Scholarship opportunities

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) announces study opportunities for through the provision of Commonwealth Scholarships.

NIA announces OAS Scholarship Offer

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (February 27, 2018) — The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is pleased to inform of the following 2018 OAS Scholarship Offer scholarship programme:

NIA announces study opportunities in the UK

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration, is pleased to inform of Commonwealth PhD Scholarships for full-time doctoral study at a UK University

NIA announces OAS Undergraduate; Graduate Scholarship courses

The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA),  is pleased to inform that the Organisation of American States (OAS) through the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment and the below higher education institutions are offering undergraduate and graduate scholarships as well as professional development training programs.

NIA announces Japan Postgraduate Scholarship opportunity

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (May 08, 2018) –The Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), is pleased to inform of Japanese Postgraduate Scholarship opportunities for citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis who wish to pursue Postgraduate study.

NIA announces scholarship opportunities in Colombia

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding scholarship opportunities for study in Colombia.

NIA announces financial assistance guidelines for tertiary education

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration regarding Financial Assistance for tertiary education.

NIA announces Cuban scholarship offers for 2018

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources regarding Cuban scholarship offers for 2018.

NIA announces OAS 2018 scholarship programme

The following is an announcement from the Ministry of Human Resources in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) regarding 2018 Organization of American States (OAS) scholarship programme.

NIA Social Media Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines for Government employees on the use of social media while in the employ of the Nevis Island Administration. This policy applies to official use of social media on behalf of the Government and non‐official personal use by all Government employees.

Financial Assistance and Study Leave Policy

The purpose of this policy is to set out the framework within which decisions about Financial Assistance and/or Study Leave are made, as well as the rights and responsibilities of the applicant and the relevant authorities.

General Orders

The conditions of service for government officers, instructions for the conduct of public business and other miscellaneous matters are embodied in this code of regulations which are known as General Orders. These Orders are intended to be read in conjunction with Colonial Regulations, which are not repeated in the General Orders unless administratively convenient.

Human Resources Update

One of the key themes in this year’s Back to School Opening ceremony at the end of August was Collaboration. This seems a very pertinent theme to consider as a new academic year starts in the Federation and also as we celebrate our 31st anniversary of Independence.

Public Service Act 2011

(NIA) Covid-19 Special Financial Aid

Applicants must be, and where applicable, provide proof that they are: Citizens of Saint Kitts and Nevis, resident on Nevis Presently studying abroad and have not returned to the Federation

Financial Assistance for Higher Education

Applicants should take note that financial assistance is neither a right nor an entitlement; approval is at the discretion of the relevant authorities of the Nevis Island Administration.

Application for Employment

Persons applying from overseas must notarize birth certificates and academic certificates prior to submitting them with the
application form.

Edson Elliott Permanent Secretary

    Ministry of Human Resources
    Pinney’s Estate
    Charlestown, Nevis
    Tel: (869) 469-5521
    Fax: (869) 469-1622
    E-mail: hrdept@niagov.com

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